Vlahakis-Hanks Undergraduate Scholarship

Vlahakis-Hanks Undergraduate Scholarship

The new Vlahakis-Hanks Undergraduate Scholarship aims to promote Hellenic values, leadership, and social and environmental responsibility. This annual undergraduate scholarship is available to currently enrolled students in the UCLA College of Letters and Science. Eligible students must demonstrate leadership in Hellenic causes, environmental issues, or community empowerment. 

Award: up to $3,000

This scholarship, which will be available beginning 2023-24, was established with the support and mentorship of visionary businesswoman, Hellenic advocate and UCLA alumna Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, who is President and CEO of ECOS and chair of the UCLA SNF Hellenic Center’s Community Advisory Board.

To apply
Apply through the Financial Aid Office scholarship portal

  • You must complete an online “UCLA Scholarship Application” available through MyUCLA or scholarship portal.
  • Personal Statement: Complete as part of above basic application, not to exceed 250 words.
  • Leadership Statement: Describe in 350-500 words (maximum of 4,000 characters including spaces) how you demonstrate leadership in one or more of these areas: Hellenic causes, environmental issues, or community empowerment.
  • Curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Award listing: https://ucla.academicworks.com/opportunities/47391

Deadline: February 15, 2024

For inquiries, contact hellenic@humnet.ucla.edu.